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De Niro to play disgraced Madoff

7 November 2011 Last updated at 11:12 GMT De Niro’s Tribeca Productions will make the film Robert De Niro is to play disgraced financier Bernie Madoff in an HBO movie he will produce, according to reports. Laurie Sandell’s book, Truth and Consequences: Life Inside the Madoff Family, will be used as source material, The Hollywood […]

Gang arrested in New York stole techniques from The Town

A crew of alleged burglars arrested in New York say they learned tricks from the Ben Affleck film The Town to help carry out 62 robberies, according to the Hollywood Reporter. It was reported that the five men, who were arrested by the NYPD last weekend, told detectives that they had splashed bleach on ATMs […]

Are you put off by a film star’s politics? | Open thread

He may be an Oscar winner and humanitarian but, if a survey by the Hollywood Reporter is anything to go by, Sean Penn’s performances are being deliberately bypassed by the American right. The survey of 1,000 cinema-goers highlights that 52% of Republicans snub films that star an actor whose political views they disagree with. Penn […]